The Inspiration Garden working with Grow for Life

  The Inspiration Garden is a Neighbourhood Permaculture Garden working with GROW FOR LIFE and situated in Morningside, next tothe Seven Hills bushland. Developed on privately owned land and created by volunteers for use by the local residents with the aim of developing a sense of shared Community in the area, a place to grow and nurture plants and relax in a tranquil setting. A place everyone can make friends and learn about Sustainable lifestyles and permaculture. All neighbours (with help from many knowledgeable people across Brisbane) are welcome to help the garden grow and prosper. All events are Free of charge. Donations Welcome.
Email:
the [dot] inspiration [dot] gardenatgmail [dot] com
Phone:
0407 059 509
State:
QLD
Postcode:
4170

Say YES to climate action!

05/06/2011 11:00 am

Across Australia on June 5 people will stand up and say YES to action on climate change a price on pollution!

At 11am (1pm in Brisbane, 1.30 in Canberra) on Sunday, June 5, we'll come together in every major city to show our support for action on climate change.

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In today's Canberra Times, Greens senator, Christine Milne, stated, almost verbatim, 100% Renewables demand for Australia to implement the transition from fossil fuels to renewables.

''While Labor is still wedded to its outdated target to reduce Australia's pollution by 60per cent by 2050, the Greens read and understand the climate science and are committed to setting Australia on the path to a zero emissions economy as soon as possible,'' Senator Milne said.

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Here's is a link to an article in the Climate Spectator which covers the 1,000 page IPCC report which details how, and at what cost, the world could be powered by renewables by 80%: http://www.climatespectator.co

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The Australian Conservation Fund (ACF) has recently published a report detailing the $12 billion of subsidies being paid in support of fossil fuels: http://www.acfonline.org.au/uploads/res/climate_expenditure_and_subsidies.pdf

Wouldn't be great if this hypocrisy was turned around 180% and those funds given to renewables!  There'd be no need for a market based carbon pollution price and they could get on with implementing  a national FiT insteadl!!

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